2017, TEDx Beacon Street

THIRTEEN WAYS OF LOOKING

How to make computers creative has been a hard problem in AI for more than half a century. Creative thinking is neither entirely random nor strictly logical. So how can we make algorithms capable of creative thinking? Creativity is simply a different way of looking. I take inspiration from how humans harness their cognitive diversity and interactive abilities for creative thinking and apply the lessons to build machines capable of becoming creative partners in future.   


2017, PODCAST on ai

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND MACHINE LEARNING

What is AI v/s Machine Learning? How do people perceive Artificial Intelligence? What are the benefits and barriers when it comes to use of AI?

In this podcast, I share a few of my views with podcaster Juan Giraldo! A special shout out to MIT Professor and my adviser Patrick Winston

Women in STEM, Mauritius Radio

How can we encourage more women to pursue STEM careers?

On this live radio talk-show, me and my MIT colleagues, share our views.

2016, ANFA Conference, salk institute

SPATIAL COGNITION IN DESIGN

Talk on why aspects of Spatial Cognition from fields of Neuroscience, Cognitive Science and Computer Science are essential in spatial design. Association, memory and emotions inform architectural design, but we need to understand these elements scientifically.